Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of a set of standards established for the compression of digital video and audio data.
  • noun A file of digital video and audio data that has been so compressed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • initialism Moving Pictures Experts Group
  • initialism Any of a group of computer file formats for the compression and storage of digital video and audio data.
  • noun A computer file (as of a movie) in an MPEG format.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a set of standards adopted by the moving pictures experts group for the compression of digital video and audio data or a file of data compressed according to those standards

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[m(oving) p(ictures) e(xperts) g(roup).]

Examples

  • MPEG is short for Moving Pictures Expert Group which is a working group of ISO / IEC in charge of the development of standards for coded representation of digital audio and video.

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  • MPEG is short for Moving Pictures Expert Group which is a working group of ISO / IEC in charge of the development of standards for coded representation of digital audio and video.

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  • MPEG is short for Moving Pictures Expert Group which is a working group of ISO / IEC in charge of the development of standards for coded representation of digital audio and video.

    AfterDawn.com

  • MPEG is short for Moving Pictures Expert Group which is a working group of ISO / IEC in charge of the development of standards for coded representation of digital audio and video.

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  • MPEG is short for Moving Pictures Expert Group which is a working group of ISO / IEC in charge of the development of standards for coded representation of digital audio and video.

    AfterDawn.com

  • MPEG is short for Moving Pictures Expert Group which is a working group of ISO / IEC in charge of the development of standards for coded representation of digital audio and video.

    AfterDawn.com

  • MPEG is short for Moving Pictures Expert Group which is a working group of ISO / IEC in charge of the development of standards for coded representation of digital audio and video.

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  • So instead of the pretty 60MB file I had in MPEG-2 format, they got sent to them a paltry 8. 5MB file in WMV format.

    "Sorry, Patrick, but you're up against Wheel of Fortune."

  • Optional features include email notices sent when motion is detected, scheduled monitoring times and the ability to record and burn surveillance videos in MPEG-4 format.

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  • The HD1000 records to the latest in MPEG-4 standard MPEG-4 AVC/H. 264, delivering exceptional video clarity and detail while maintaining the smallest file size possible.

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